Coinbase Reports Issues With U.S. Users Depositing and Withdrawing From Banks

Coinbase has released a statement saying it is working to fix issues preventing the exchange users from processing transactions from US banks. Earlier today, the exchange users experienced problems leading to failures for ACH withdrawals, deposits, and buys. The exchange has now acknowledged the issue and says it is investigating. Coinbase statement reads: “We are … Read more

‘Trading Like a Lehman Moment’ — Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Suffer From Distressed Valuations as the Banks’ Credit Default Insurance Nears 2008 Levels

It’s been more than a decade since the financial crisis in 2007-2008 when Lehman Brothers, the fourth largest investment bank in the U.S., collapsed and filed bankruptcy. Close to 14 years later, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank, two of the world’s largest banks, are suffering from distressed valuations and the banks’ credit default insurance levels … Read more

UK Regulator: Crypto Firms Undeterred by Strict Regulation — ‘They Know We Have a Good System’

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Britain’s top financial regulator, has revealed that many crypto firms are still seeking licenses to operate in the U.K. despite failing to meet regulatory requirements the first time. “They know we have a good system of regulation and if they meet our standards that’s important for every jurisdiction that they … Read more

Hacker Exploits $21M Vulnerability in Transit Swap

Decentralized exchange aggregator Transit Swap lost $21 million to an exploit after a hacker took advantage of an internal fault in its swap contract. The multi-chain DEX announced this on Twitter while also apologizing for the exploit. “After a self-review by the TransitFinance team, it was confirmed that the incident was caused by a hacker attack due … Read more

Ruble Surges Against Greenback, Ethiopian Birr Exchange Rate Gap Widens; Kiyosaki: The ‘End Is Here’ for Fake Money — Week in Review

Rumors of expanding war, massive inflation destroying people’s purchasing power, and widespread volatility in the world of fiat currencies shaped the news this past week, with similarly dynamic developments in the world of cryptocurrency. Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says the “end is here” for fake money. This and more just below in … Read more

US Tennis Player Serena Williams’ VC Firm Leads Ugandan Fintech’s $12.3 Million Pre-Series A Funding Round

The Uganda-based digital lending fintech startup, Numida, has said it will start offering its services to micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in other African countries. Numida’s plans to offer its services to businesses beyond Uganda’s borders came shortly after it was announced that the startup had raised a total of $12.3 million in its pre-Series … Read more

Kenyan Central Bank Raises Key Rate by 75 Basis Points

The monetary policy committee of the Kenyan central bank recently revealed it increased the central bank rate by 75 basis points from 7.5% to 8.25%. Justifying its decision to act, the committee cites growing inflationary pressures and increased global risks, as well as their likely impact on the domestic economy. Growing Inflationary Pressures Following its … Read more

Uzbekistan Introduces Monthly Fees for Cryptocurrency Companies

Crypto firms in Uzbekistan will have to pay fees to the state under new legislation proposed by regulators. The charges vary depending on the business activity and can reach $11,000 a month in the case of digital asset exchanges. Failure to pay will result in license suspension. Crypto Operators in Uzbekistan to Be Charged Fixed … Read more

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Access Your ETHW Tokens if You Held ETH Before The Merge

With the new Ethereumpow (ETHW) network launch, ethereum holders are eligible to receive a single ETHW for every ether they own. The following is a simple guide that shows ethereum holders how to access their ETHW tokens using a wallet like Metamask. Accessing the ETHW Network via Metamask’s Network Settings 16 days ago, Ethereum transitioned … Read more

India Freezes More Crypto Including Bitcoin and Tether as Investigation Involving Binance and Wazirx Deepens

India’s Directorate of Enforcement (ED) says it has frozen more cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, tether, and the Wazirx token. The action is part of its investigation of the mobile gaming app E-nuggets. In its latest announcement, the ED revealed that nearly 86 bitcoins found at crypto exchange Binance were frozen. Indian Authority Freezes More Cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, … Read more